Korean companies eye IPO bonanza

International equity investors have been starved of major Korean IPOs this year. That is about to change.

Korean companies eye IPO bonanza

South Korea’s new listing market has offered little to investors this year. Just $1.5bn has been raised from IPOs in the country in 2016, compared to $3.56bn last year, according to Dealogic. The cancellation of a mammoth deal from Hotel Lotte has left investors with little to look forward to.

Not anymore. A trio of companies are preparing for IPOs that could in one quarter dwarf the amount raised throughout all of 2015....

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